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The Shuttle-Craft Book on American Hand-Weaving - Being an Account of the Rise, Development, Eclipse, and Modern Revival of a National Popular Art, to

By Mary Meigs Atwater
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The Shuttle-Craft Book of American Hand-Weaving' by Mary Meigs Atwater contains an account of the rise, development, eclipse, and modern revival of a national popular art. Together with information of interest and value to collectors, technical notes for the use of weavers, & a large collection of historic patterns.

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  • File Pdf: weaving-on-a-little-loom.pdf

Book Summary:

Weaving on a Little Loom teaches readers everything they need to know to start small-frame loom weaving, an easy and inexpensive craft that can be done at home. From setting up the loom to finishing a project, this book covers both basic and more advanced techniques, with an introduction to creating patterns such as basket and bird's eye weaves, rib, twill, and herringbone. With clear instruction and beautiful illustrative photographs, step-by-step tutorials guide you through designing and creating five contemporary woven projects—including table placemats, wall hangings, and a tote bag—all made with natural, environmentally friendly materials.

Through the Veil

By Kyra Whitton
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : The Wild Rose Press Inc
  • Isbn : 1509227946
  • Pages : 302
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 291
  • File Pdf: through-the-veil.pdf

Book Summary:

Injured in the accident which killed her fiancé, Evie Blair struggles with survivor's guilt. Then she finds herself in a passionate love triangle with two very different and mysterious men. Torn, Evie can't trust her heart any more than she can trust Iain or Alec. Both are hiding secrets and both want her. Then shockingly, one man betrays her. On the run with her rescuer, she learns about the Otherworld, where magic exists and she had another life as a soldier. Caught in a twist of time, Evie discovers she is linked to an eighteenth century Scottish uprising and a famous historical figure, Flora MacDonald. Evie must step through the veil to the Otherworld. Only then can she find the truth of her life and the man who really loves her.

Bad Husband

By Elise Faber
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Elise Faber
  • Isbn : 1946140163
  • Pages : 250
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 263
  • File Pdf: bad-husband.pdf

Book Summary:

Heather O’Keith is the biggest, baddest female CEO around. She’s known for being tough as nails, fair to a fault, and a shark when it comes to securing contracts for her business, RoboTech. She’s also lonely. Not that she would tell anyone else that . . . least of all one Clay Steele—sexy, smart, cold, and a man with a business acumen that both matches and sometimes surpasses her own. But then fate catches them both at a weak moment and Heather realizes that she may not be the only lonely one. The big lug who seems to enjoy tormenting her in the business world also has a soft side. And when that part of him is wholly directed at her, she gets stupid. Stupid finds her waking up hungover and naked in Clay’s bed. With a giant diamond ring. On her left hand. And a wedding license with their names on it. Oh lord, what has she done?

The University Challenge Quiz Book

By Steve Tribe
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Isbn : 1446417662
  • Pages : 576
  • Category : Games & Activities
  • Reads : 892
  • File Pdf: the-university-challenge-quiz-book.pdf

Book Summary:

For almost 50 years, University Challenge has served as a bastion of general knowledge, regularly testing our finest young minds with a dizzying array of subjects. Now - if you think you're up to the challenge - you can pit your own wits against the trickiest quiz around. With over 3,500 challenging quiz questions, The University Challenge Quiz Book will probe the murkiest corners of your intellect. Leaving no stone unturned, in-depth questions cover every aspect of history, science, language, economics, culture and more, and will put even the hardiest quiz veteran through their paces. With games to play either on your own or in teams (no conferring), here is a collection to challenge, surprise and stimulate - from your first starter for ten to the final gong. Come on, come on!

Weaving the Christmas Chain

By R. Brown,B.A.A. Brown
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : FriesenPress
  • Isbn : 152556594X
  • Pages : 24
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 391
  • File Pdf: weaving-the-christmas-chain.pdf

Book Summary:

It is a special time of year in the jungle, and Angelica has been busily weaving and braiding all year to prepare for tonight—Christmas Eve. What has she been weaving and braiding? Angelica has gathered cherished materials from the jungle, with the help of her animal friends, and has been making the wish-granting chain taught to her by her mama and abuela Tierra. The wish-granting chain must wrap around the whole world, exactly along the equator, on Christmas Eve, so that the children can cast upon it their one yearly wish for knowledge. How will their wishes be granted? With the help of Abuela Tierra, the power of the earth and sky, and the network of Cotopaxi, the volcano, all children will wake up a little bit wiser come Christmas morning. R. Brown and B. A. A. Brown have masterfully created a fable to be added to the Christmas collection. Whimsically written, with stunning narrative imagery, children and adults around the world will welcome the telling of Weaving the Christmas Chain.

Forever Wild

By K.A. Tucker
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : K.A. Tucker
  • Isbn : 1777202744
  • Pages : 158
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 200
  • File Pdf: forever-wild.pdf

Book Summary:

From the international bestselling author of The Simple Wild comes Forever Wild, a novella that continues the story of Calla’s journey to the Alaskan wild and a life she never imagined for herself. The holiday season is upon Calla and Jonah, and with the mistletoe and gingerbread comes plenty of family drama. Jonah is bracing himself for two weeks with a stepfather he loathes, and while Calla is looking forward to her mother and Simon’s arrival, she dreads the continued pressure to set a date for their wedding … in Toronto. Add in one bullheaded neighbor’s unintentional meddling and another cantankerous neighbor’s own family strife, and Christmas in Trapper’s Crossing will be anything but simple.

To Love and Be Wise

By Josephine Tey
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Isbn : 0771070624
  • Pages : 182
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 821
  • File Pdf: to-love-and-be-wise.pdf

Book Summary:

Leslie Searle is the top of the heap when it comes to Hollywood photographers, and any star, from the aspiring to the headliner, would kill—figuratively, of course—to have their picture taken by him. But when he goes missing in a little English village, Inspector Grant must step in to determine if someone has taken that saying a little bit too literally. . . Penguin Random House Canada is proud to bring you classic works of literature in e-book form, with the highest quality production values. Find more today and rediscover books you never knew you loved.

To Love and Be Wise

By Elizabeth Mackintosh
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : EAN:4066338030733
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 127
  • File Pdf: to-love-and-be-wise.pdf

Book Summary:

"To Love and Be Wise" by Elizabeth Mackintosh. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective

By Elizabeth Otto & Patrick Rössler
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Isbn : 1912217988
  • Pages : 192
  • Category : Art
  • Reads : 591
  • File Pdf: bauhaus-women.pdf

Book Summary:

Forty five key women of the Bauhaus movement. Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective reclaims the other half of Bauhaus history, yielding a new understanding of the radical experiments in art and life undertaken at the Bauhaus and the innovations that continue to resonate with viewers around the world today. The story of the Bauhaus has usually been kept narrow, localized to its original time and place and associated with only a few famous men such as Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, and László Moholy-Nagy. Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective bursts the bounds of this slim history by revealing fresh Bauhaus faces: Forty-five Bauhaus women unjustifiably forgotten by most history books. This book also widens the lens to reveal how the Bauhaus drew women from many parts of Europe and beyond, and how, through these cosmopolitan female designers, artists, and architects, it sent the Bauhaus message out into the world and to a global audience.

Odysseus at Troy

By Sophocles,Euripides
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Isbn : 1585106518
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Drama
  • Reads : 848
  • File Pdf: odysseus-at-troy.pdf

Book Summary:

This book contains translations of three plays:Ajax, Hecuba, and Trojan Women. They are all centered around the mythological theme of the Greek warrior, Odysseus, hero of the Trojan War. All three plays are complete, with notes and introductions, plus an introduction to the volume with background to the story which was one of the most popular themes and one of the most written about Greek hero in Greek literature. Written during a tumultuous age of sophists and demagogues, these three plays (c. 450-425 BCE) bear witness to the gradual degradation of Odysseus’ character. In presenting the unexpected devolution of a renowned mythic figure, the plays examine numerous themes relevant to contemporary American political life: the profound psychological consequences of brought on by the stress of war and why a once proud and noble warrior might commit suicide; and the dehumanizing darkness that descends upon innocent female war-victims when victors use act on false political necessity.

Four Reigns

By Kukrit Pramoj
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Silkworm Books
  • Isbn : 1628401966
  • Pages : 663
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 511
  • File Pdf: four-reigns.pdf

Book Summary:

Four Reigns (Sri Phaendin), M.R. Kukrit’s longest and best-known novel, is the rich and entertaining story of the life of Phloi and her family, both inside and outside palace walls. The story unfolds during the reign of King Chulalongkorn (King Rama V) in the closing years of the 1800s, ending in the mid 1940s with the death of his grandson, King Ananda Mahidol (King Rama VIII). Over a span of four reigns, we see the lives of minor courtiers under the absolute monarchy and watch the huge social and political changes that Thailand experienced as it opened itself up to international contact. We follow the characters against the historical backdrops of the 1932 revolution, the new constitutional monarchy, the growing Japanese presence in Thailand, the outbreak of World War II, and the Allied bombing raids on Bangkok. Through the lives and relationships of Phloi and her husband and children, we experience modern Thai history in an intimate and personal way, garnering new insights into the sensibilities of an era. Four Reigns was originally written in 1953 as a newspaper serial in the Thai daily, Siam Rath, as were M.R. Kukrit’s other popular novels, including Phai Daeng (1954) (Red Bamboo), and Lai Chiwit (1954) (Many Lives). This is a new version of the original 1981 translation by Tulachandra.